Synonyms of fluff in English:


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See UK English definition of fluff

See Spanish definition of pelusa


1‘there was fluff all over my coat’

fuzz, lint, dust
North American dustballs, dust bunnies
Scottish ooze

2‘on his head was a fluff of pale downy hair’

down, fine hair, soft hair, soft fur, soft feathers, downiness, fuzz, floss, nap, pile

3‘commentary should be free of fluffs such as mispronounced words or hesitations’

mistake, error, gaffe, blunder, fault, slip, slip of the tongue, solecism, indiscretion, oversight, inaccuracy, botch
faux pas
lapsus linguae, lapsus calami
informal slip-up, boner, boo-boo, howler, fail
British informal boob, clanger
North American informal goof, blooper, bloop
British informal, dated bloomer, floater


1‘the out-takes show him hopelessly fluffing his lines’

bungle, deliver badly, muddle up, make a mess of
informal mess up, foul up, screw up
British informal cock up

get right

2‘he fluffed his tee shot on the fourteenth hole’

bungle, fumble, miss
informal mess up, make a mess of, make a hash of, hash, muff, foozle, butcher, make a botch of, foul up, bitch up, screw up, blow, louse up
British informal make a muck of, make a pig's ear of, cock up, make a Horlicks of
North American informal flub, goof up, bobble
vulgar slang fuck up, bollix up
British vulgar slang bugger up, balls up

succeed in, make a good job of